National / International News

VIDEO: 'A complete dereliction of duty'

BBC - 1 hour 42 min ago
Rotherham council, police and other agencies failed to protect vulnerable children, the Home Secretary says.

Nigeria militants 'seize' major town

BBC - 1 hour 51 min ago
Nigeria's militant Islamist group Boko Haram seizes the key north-eastern town of Bama after fighting with government forces, residents tell the BBC.

Public warned of Nato disruption

BBC - 2 hours 1 min ago
People are warned about a rise in disruption as officials from around the world start to arrive in Wales for the Nato summit in Newport.

Wiggins in Tour of Britain defence

BBC - 2 hours 3 min ago
Sir Bradley Wiggins is aiming to become the first man to win successive titles since the Tour of Britain returned in 2004.

Day in pictures: 2 September 2014

BBC - 2 hours 8 min ago
News images from around the world: 2 September

'Extremist video' in Trojan school

BBC - 2 hours 14 min ago
A violent extremist video was shown in a Birmingham school, a committee of MPs investigating the the alleged "Trojan Horse" plot is told.

Referendum campaign focus on jobs

BBC - 2 hours 16 min ago
Both sides in the Scottish referendum debate focus on jobs, just a few weeks ahead of the vote on the nation's future.

WW1 warhorse awarded bravery medal

BBC - 2 hours 21 min ago
A World War One warhorse is awarded an "animal Victoria Cross" to mark the contribution of all animals that served with British forces.

32 Teens Escape From Nashville-Area Detention Center

NPR News - 2 hours 24 min ago

By early morning, 17 were still on the loose. The teens escaped after they found a weak spot in the center's perimeter fence.

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Egypt police killed in Sinai attack

BBC - 2 hours 28 min ago
At least 11 policemen have been killed in a bomb attack on a convoy in Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula, officials say.

Russia 'to alter military strategy'

BBC - 2 hours 29 min ago
Russia is to adjust its military doctrine as a result of the Ukraine crisis and Nato's increasing presence in eastern Europe, a top Russian official says.

Abuse scandal force faces inquiry

BBC - 2 hours 31 min ago
South Yorkshire Police commissions an independent investigation into its handling of the Rotherham child abuse scandal, while Labour suspends four members in the town.

EU's Mogherini calls for Nato muscle

BBC - 2 hours 31 min ago
Nato must back words with actions to reassure countries bordering on Russia, the EU's new foreign affairs chief says.

December date for Autumn Statement

BBC - 2 hours 34 min ago
George Osborne is to deliver the Autumn Statement, an annual update on the state of the economy, on 3 December.

Child migrant 'abused in Australia'

BBC - 2 hours 37 min ago
A 70-year-old former child migrant from a Catholic-run home in Londonderry says he was sexually abused after being shipped to Australia.

IS accused of Iraq ethnic cleansing

BBC - 2 hours 44 min ago
Amnesty International says it has proof Islamic State militants have launched a campaign of ethnic cleansing against minorities in northern Iraq.

Afghan militants 'may join IS'

BBC - 2 hours 51 min ago
Fighters from a militant Islamic group in Afghanistan, allied to the Taliban, tell the BBC they are considering joining forces with Islamic State.

Fifth day of search for missing boy

BBC - 2 hours 59 min ago
The search for a missing 12-year-old boy swept into the sea while playing on Anglesey enters its fifth day.

The Politics Of Calling In Sick

NPR News - 3 hours 5 min ago

A growing grass-roots movement aims to establish paid sick leave in the U.S., enjoying some success at the city and state level. The issue is already playing big in 2014 political races.

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AUDIO: Is conflict good or bad for insurers?

BBC - 3 hours 9 min ago
Bronek Masojada, chief executive of the insurance company Hiscox, analyses the effect of recent conflicts on the insurance market

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